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About Coast Guard House

Originally a historic US Coast Guard Station built in 1888 by famed architects McKim, Mead & White, now a spectacularly located waterfront restaurant overlooking Narragansett Bay. Offering an array of creative dishes from lobster & sweet corn tamale, lobster ravioli, grilled swordfish, lobster mac & cheese, & organic chicken; we supporting all aspects of sustainable agriculture and aquaculture. We use local farms when possible and source produce for quality and sustainability. Our seafood is sourced from purveyors that are dedicated to locating species from areas that produce the best tasting and highest quality seafood available.

40 Ocean Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Contemporary American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Sat 11:30 am–4:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(401) 789-0700

Website:
http://www.thecoastguardhouse.com/

Entertainment:
Tribeca on the deck 3- 7pm on Mondays in the summer months
Mac Odom on the deck 3-7pm on Wednesdays in the summer months

Parking Details:
Private Lot
Street Parking
Complimentary Valet

Executive Chef:
Angel Cardona & Raymond Montaquila

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact us directly for a special event

Private Party Contact:
Manager: (401) 789-0700

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Coast Guard House Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (34)
Great for Lunch (31)
Worth the Drive (30)
Good for a Date (29)
Good for Birthdays (28)
Great for Outdoor Dining (26)
Romantic (26)
Neighborhood Gem (24)
Casual (23)
Bar Seating (21)
Cozy (21)
Local Ingredients (20)
Vibrant Bar Scene (19)
Good for Groups (16)
Sunday Lunch (16)
Great for Brunch (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Fun (15)
Business Meals (14)
Authentic (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Hot Spot (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Seasonal (9)
People Watching (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Tasting Menu (6)
Healthy (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Great Beer (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Well above average food for a business get together.
Excellent use of turkey leftovers in the soup of the day.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a Christmas get together and it was wonderful! We loved the lobster rolls at this time of year. Everything was tasty and served in a timely manner. This is a great place to dine anytime of the year.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Lovely place with a fabulous ocean view. Beautiful interior decor and history of hurricane events of years past. Have been there several times in the past year.

The food is good but not spectacular. I am always left with the impression that it could have been just a little bit better. I recommended crab cake sandwiches to the friends I was with, from a previous experience. This time, I felt they were a little underprepared and difficult to eat.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Spectacular view and very good service. Unfortunately, all 4 of us felt that the food was uninspired and mediocre. We tried 4 different entrees, and none of them were memorable. It wa our first and last visit to the Coast Guard House.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great location, Great food, and great employees! Heads up to Jimmy-excellent bar tender. It starts with the valet-Pete. They are always smiling and pleasant!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Waterfront, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
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 (New England)·Dined on November 21, 2017

I asked for a candle to celebrate my wife's 79 birthday and she got a small cake, with candle, and on the plate in icing was, "Happy 79 Birthday." Extraordinary!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Disabled Access
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 (New England)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Wonderful restaurant Great location, great facility, excellent cuisine. Service was perfect...friendly and efficient. Looking forward to many more experiences

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Romantic, Scenic View, Waterfront, Cozy
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

The brunch menu wasn't as appetizing as I thought it would be. The view is spectacular, but the service was horrible. The waiter didn't even refill my drink and I was the one paying for the whole party. I feel like they are better staffed and nicer during tourist season. Definitely not a great first impression.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our waitress was wonderful. Spent extra time trying to get a great picture of us, we were having a mini college reunion. Food was wonderful! Great atmosphere.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Food is always delicious. Service is impeccable. Beautiful ocean views.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

The food was delicious! The service was fantastic! The ambiance is second to none!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Fabulous atmosphere, service, food and view. The wine list is excellent too!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Tapas, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Absolutely loved this place. The food was delicious, the service was great, and it was all fairly priced. I had the ramen. The broth was oil-based, rather than water-based. It took some adjusting, but was ultimately amazing, and the pork was phenomenal. All-around a wonderful place that I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Narragansett!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent place. Went there with a gift card and will be going frequently now!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Scenic View, Business Meals
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We now reside in Florida. Coast Guard House always top on the list for good food,ambience,great martini and overall very pleasant dining experience.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Exxellent food, service and ambiance!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Visiting the area again after many years.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Loved everything about your restaurant...Would have enjoyed a bit more history about the place. Either on the menu or perhaps it was written under the pictures on the wall and we didn’t see it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Beautiful views of surf breaking on the rocks. Not to be missed if you are in town for a visit!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

We don't go to the Coast Guard House often. Although the setting is very nice, the food has not been as good as before Sandy. We went for their "Throwback Thursday" 1.5 lb steamed lobster because we thought it would be nice to have lobster without all the fuss and mess. First, let me qualify my opinion: I have been steaming lobsters in trash cans for over 3 decades, and I also have a propane hot plate I dream or boil then on. We can also do 2 at a time on our turbo burner on the stove. I have NEVER had lobster come out like they did Thursday night. My claws were absolutely perfect, but the tail was WAY overcooked; my wife's lobster tail was OK, but her claws were WAY undercooked. We don't bother to complain much; we just don't bother to go back. They did go us a window table though, but it was behind the bar. So, fat butts in light colored leisure suits reflected off our window, making looking at the full moon not so delightful. Maybe we'll try again in n another year or so.

Tags: Scenic View, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The restaurant is beautiful. The service was pretty good. Overall good experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Always a solid meal. They do play a little bit on what you order..."oh fabulous, perfect, the best.....come on now...

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Casual, Seasonal, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Had lunch with a group of ladies. We all enjoyed our dishes. I had fish tacos, which were very tasty! The waitress was great, gave us plenty of time to chat, we weren’t hurried at all. A very pleasant experience.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Fun, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

I have nothing but nice things to say about our meal at The Coast Guard House; we enjoyed our Sunday evening dinner so much that we went back for lunch on Monday. The unusually warm weather was perfect for our lunch outdoors. It will be put on our "must go" list on our Rhode Island visits.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great experience, ocean view, nice restaurant for occasions, a little pricy but good food. Request a window seat when you make a reservation, the scenery is spectacular

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Romantic, Casual, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The seafood was good as always and the service was excellent, even though the restaurant was crowded. The only problem we encountered was the noise level. The noise in the main room on that afternoon was overwhelming - so much so that our ears hurt and very little conversation was possible. Everyone seemed to elevating their voice in order to be heard. We will come again but probably sit at the bar as we had before.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had never been to the Coast Guard House before, only because we don't live in the immediate proximity. I didn't think I'd need reservations for lunch on a Friday in the middle of October, but I made them anyway. Good thing: the place was packed. I won't bore everybody with what we ate—everything was delicious and there are pictures on their website. I do think that the x-factor was our waitress, Melanie. She was solicitous without being officious, and seemed genuinely enthusiastic about the restaurant, the chefs, the menu, and our being there. She even set aside a meal that was running low so that we could order it before it ran out. I'm pretty sure you can't ask for a waitress by name, but if we go back we'll certainly try.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Fun, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Eveything was good, but I would think twice about booking a reservation again, since they
stated that I did not keep my reservation! Also, they have made no apology or compensation for reporting that we did not show or keep our reservation

Tags: Waterfront
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We love going to the Coast Guard House. The setting is so perfect and the waiters as well as the manager are terrific. Food is excellent, we always have fun there and it is a special treat.

Tags: Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

I'll start by saying the food and view are top notch!
We had a reservation for 5pm and arrived at 4:57. We had to wait about 7 minutes before we were sat. A group of 4 did not have a reservation, arrived just after us and ended up sitting before us. They only waited about 3 minutes. Admittedly, I have no restaurant experience but it seems to me my family should have sat first. Also, we waited about 5 minutes before the waitress came to our table to ask about drinks.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food and service is always good; that's why we return.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Very good lunch with friends. Fantastic view of Narragansett Bay.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 10, 2017

I love the Coast Guard House. It is one of my favorite places to dine. Tonight two, in my party of four, had the scallops. We were both very disappointed. The scallops were not that big, and there were only 4 scallops for the dinner. I regularly order scallops ( though the first time here) these were the saltiest scallops I have ever had. There was a small amount of polenta and no vegetable. This dinner was so over priced AND both of us were still hungry when we left the restaurant. I am very disappoint in this visit.

The other two in my party were very happy with their meals and portion sizes.

I will never order the scallop dinner again. I am just so disappointed by one of my favorite restaurants.

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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Good food but all interior surfaces are hard, not a textile in sight. Consequently, it's a very loud dining room.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

There should be another NOISE LEVEL category as WAY TOO LOUD. The open acoustics of the bare floor and long open seating add to some very noisy dinners. I couldn't hear my wife or daughter at all! A great meal with my ears ringing. It was as if everyone was shouting over everyone else.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I'm not one to complain, but the waitress we had for brunch was awful I will say one of the bus boy was very helpful and I did watch him tell are waitress that we need drinks and then the check which we waited almost 20 mins for I have always been a great tipper and I will say it was the first time I have never left a tip. The food was ok and the waterfront was great .

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Beautiful moonrise, awesome calamari, lamb chop apps. Had the special risotto with lobster scallops and clams...to die for. Waitress Brenda was superb. Hostess was abrupt and i felt like I was bothering her. Overall tho, it did not take away from an elegant, romantic dinner.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We love visiting the Newport area and our niece introduced us to Narragansett when she started attending the University of Rhode Island. It is just lovely. The Coast Guard House sits right on the water, so the view is excellent, but they have great food and service to match. Their lobster ravioli is some of the best I've ever had. My salad was equally delicious. They have a nice variety on their menu and I am impressed by the fact that they have a variety of pastas on their menu which they make in house.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Date night with hubby...food and service great, too loud

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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Excellent dinner with great service

Bit of a problem where they couldn't find our open table reservation but worked out in the end

Matt out waiter was excellent

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